Sierra Leone

Methadone Treatment: not available

Importation of Methadone: possible

Travellers wishing to bring methadone into Sierra Leone for personal use as medication must apply for a special license at the Director of Drugs and Medical Supplies well in advance (several months) of the journey. The application should include the diagnosis for treatment, time in treatment, intended duration of stay, and the total quantity of methadone to be imported (in kilogram!!!).

Contact Address:

Ministry of Health
Director of Drugs and Medical Supplies
Central Medical Stores
New England Ville
Sierra Leone
Phone: +232 22240587

Any comments,corrections and additional information greatly appreciated.
Please address all correspondence to:

Ralf Gerlach
Bremer Platz 18-20
48155 Münster
Phone: +49 251 60123 or 234577
Fax: +49 251 234577 or 666580

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(This page last revised September 12, 1998)